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A London pub where The Who played early in their career was heavily damaged in a fire just after midnight on New Year's Day. According to the Evening Standard , it took firefighters four hours to put out the blaze. Located in the Acton neighborhood, the Aeronaut was known as the...
Former Yes keyboardist Rick Wakeman has had a change of heart and will now attend the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony when Yes is inducted on April 7th in Brooklyn, New York. Wakeman was apparently under the mistaken impression that bassist Chris Squire would be left out of...
Def Leppard has announced its initial 2017 concert dates. So far, all four of the shows are set for April and May, with the band kicking things off on April 29th in Fort Meyers, Florida at "Monster Energy Fort Rock" at JetBlue Park. Next up will be their April 30th appearance at...
Joan Jett & The Blackhearts are heading back on the road this month. Jett, who spent part of 2016 on the road with Heart and Cheap Trick as part of "The Rock Hall Three For All" tour, kicks off the New Year on January 21st in Charles Town, West Virginia at Hollywood Casino...
The soundtrack to the 1992 movie Singles, which also served as a sort of sonic guide to the Seattle grunge scene and featured exclusive tracks from the likes of Soundgarden and Pearl Jam, is getting the 25th anniversary deluxe reissue treatment. Diffuser reports the February...
Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready has released two new songs, called "Space In Between" and "Her Again," that feature lyrics from McCready's friend and former NFL player Steve Gleason , who has ALS, a.k.a. Lou Gehrig's disease. Gleason served as defensive back for eight seasons...
Metallica frontman James Hetfield said in a new interview with Germany's Bild magazine that music is "therapy" for him, saying, "There are times when I'm happy; there are times when I'm not as happy. I think I'm a human most of the time. Music is therapy for me. I get to write...
Foo Fighters' first and possibly only U.S. show of 2017 has been confirmed . The band will headline the BottleRock Festival in Napa Valley, California on the weekend of May 26th through the 28th. Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Modest Mouse, The Roots, and Mavis Staples are...
Phil Collins is taking some pretty drastic measures in order to get in shape for his spring tour dates. The Daily Mail reported Collins "is undergoing controversial electroshock therapy in a bid to overcome problems with his spine, neck and arm. The painful treatment sends waves...